6th Annual Hawaiian Airlines Made in Maui County Festival Product Vendors, Food Trucks announced

This week, the Maui Chamber of Commerce announced the Product Vendors and Food Trucks who will be participating in their 6th Annual Hawaiian Airlines Made in Maui County Festival to be held on November 1 & 2, 2019 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, Maui. Considered Maui County’s largest products show, this major event is dedicated to growing the islands’ small businesses.

This year, over 140 Product Vendors will offer hundreds of Made-in-Maui-County products – food, art, crafts jewelry, fashions, furniture, gifts, collectibles and more. Of this total, 37 businesses are new to the event, 11 businesses are from Molokai, 1 from Lanai and 4 from Hana. In addition, Maui’s popular Food Trucks will be featured – 3 on Friday and 13 on Saturday – offering delicious island-inspired menu items.

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Maui Chamber of Commerce announces Hawaiian Airlines as title sponsor of Made in Maui County Festival

The Maui Chamber of Commerce, supported by the County of Maui Office of Economic Development, today announced Hawaiian Airlines has signed a two-year title sponsorship of the annual Hawaiian Airlines Made in Maui County Festival. The two-day festival is Maui County’s largest products show offering a springboard for local companies to take their business to the next level.

“For the past three years, Hawaiian Airlines has been an event sponsor of the festival,” said Pamela Tumpap, President of the Maui Chamber of Commerce. “Now, we’re thrilled to partner with Hawaiian Airlines as the Title Sponsor for the 6th and 7th Annual Hawaiian Airlines Made In Maui County Festival. We look forward to strengthening the relationship that has already been built and taking this important event that benefits so many of our islands’ entrepreneurs to new heights.”

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Made in Maui County Festival vendors generate nearly $2.5 million in five years

The Maui Chamber of Commerce reported a new milestone for their annual Made in Maui County Festival with participating vendors generating nearly $2.5 million in product sales during the event in five years. A full report detailing the results and economic impact of the 5th Annual Made In Maui County Festival (MIMCF), which was held on Nov. 2-3, 2018 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, Maui; is now available online https://issuu.com/mimcf/docs/2018_posteventreport.

The festival is presented by the Maui Chamber of Commerce and supported by the County of Maui Office of Economic Development.

Considered Maui County’s largest products show, last year’s event attracted over 140 vendors (including 15 companies from Molokai, 2 from Lanai, and 6 from Hana) offering hundreds of Made-in-Maui-County products. In addition, 16 food trucks also presented a diverse menu of island cuisine in the event’s Pasha Hawaii Food Court.

According to Pamela Tumpap, President of the Maui Chamber Commerce, “The MIMCF has grown exponentially over the years thanks to continued support from the County of Maui; our event sponsors; and wide spread support from the community, both visitors and residents. We’re thrilled with the impact this event has had in improving our islands’ economy by helping to grow, diversify, and sustain Maui County’s manufacturers; showcasing entrepreneurship and locally made products; and encouraging job creation.”

Over the past five years, 303 local vendors who participated reported during this two-day festival:

  • Nearly $2.5 million on retail sales.

  • Over 165,900 items sold.

  • Over 1,120 new wholesale accounts secured.

  • Over 6,770 new leads established.

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Sponsor opportunities available for the 6th Annual Made in Maui County Festival

Today, the Maui Chamber of Commerce announced that sponsor opportunities are now available for their 6th Annual Made in Maui County Festival, This year’s event will be held on Nov. 1-2, 2019 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului.

A variety of sponsor opportunities are available for companies and organizations interested in promoting their business to thousands of visitors and residents as well as publicizing their company’s brand, goods and services via the festival’s robust marketing efforts and on-site promotions.  

A special Festival Title Sponsorship is also available to put one’s company’s brand front and center of thousands of attendees and participants – people who buy and support local. Only one (1) Festival Title Sponsorship will be offered in 2019 available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Other exclusive opportunities include a Presentation Stage Sponsor, Opening Ceremony Sponsor, Best New Food Product Sponsor, and Entertainment Sponsor.

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